Makers, electronic enthusiasts and developers searching for a portable 60w soldering iron, may be interested to know that Adafruit has now made their everyday soldering iron available with both European and UK plugs. The pen style soldering iron is great for portability when you don’t need a full soldering iron station and is equipped with its own handy control box to set the correct temperature depending on your application.
The Adafruit soldering iron is now available to purchase priced at $25 has an adjustable temperature range from 280ºC to 480ºC. For most lead-free soldering 400°C should suffice and for lead-based solder, 350°C. The affordable soldering iron allows you to adjust its temperature when necessary. Adafruit also offer a soldering iron stand together with a a deluxe model if your budget will stretch, to stop your soldering iron rolling around your desk.“Practice makes perfect! If you want things done right, DIY is the way to go! You re-work hard all day, so treat yourself with the BEST portable Adjustable Soldering Iron we carry! C’est le meilleur! OK, “Best” may be subjective, but it’s also the name of the brand, so voilà! But, sérieusement, mes amis, this is a really nice iron, good enough for every-day use. We dig the slim pen iron (so comfortable to hold), adjustable-temperature (oooh, regardez, there’s a little control box!), durable grounded cord, and fast 60 Watt heat up!”
For more information the full specifications jump over to the official Adafruit online store by following the link below. The soldering iron also comes with a general-purpose conical tip for all through-hole and larger-SMT work.
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